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North Korea Is Reported To Have Launched Several Missiles, Heightening Tensions

The county's military didn't mention any failures. North Korea fired three projectiles from Gangwon Province into the East Sea on Saturday morning. The missile launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and U.S. One appeared to have blown up nearly immediately while two flew about 250 km (155 miles) in a northeasterly direction, Pacific Command said, revising an earlier assessment that two of the missiles had failed in flight.


North Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles, USA says, breaking lull

North Korea fires 3 ballistic missiles, USA says, breaking lull

More detail will be added shortly. "The first and the third missile (...) experienced a malfunction in flight", and the second "seems to have exploded nearly instantly", said the spokesman, commander Dave Benham, indicating that the three shots were spread out over 30 minutes.


8 mountain climbers die in 3 accidents in European alps

8 mountain climbers die in 3 accidents in European alps

Meanwhile, two Italian mountain climbers were also killed after falling into a crevasse in Adamello Brenta Park in the country's north. Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps.


Trump still insists Mexico will somehow pay for border wall

Trump still insists Mexico will somehow pay for border wall

This determination is not part of a Mexican negotiating strategy, but a principle of national sovereignty and dignity". A poll in April, after Trump made similar noise about a government shutdown , found that nearly two-thirds of voters agreed that funding a Mexican border wall was "not important enough to prompt a shutdown".


North Korea reportedly launches another missile, raising tensions

North Korea reportedly launches another missile, raising tensions

It will be the first time for Japan to conduct such training at US bases, according to the Defense Ministry. In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately.


US Pacific Command: N. Korea Fired 3 Ballistic Missiles, None Successful

US Pacific Command: N. Korea Fired 3 Ballistic Missiles, None Successful

This isn't the first time North Korea has embarrassed themselves with failed missile launches, though. In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately.